UsabilityReview

UsabilityReview - Conducting a Usability Review You should be able to explain precisely why you consider each issue to be relevant from a usability

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Conducting a Usability Review Usability Techniques series www.infodesign.com.au What is Usability Review? A Usability Review (more formally known as ‘Heuristic Evaluation’) is a technique for identifying usability issues. A Usability Review: Is cheaper to conduct than formal usability testing Can be completed in a very short period Can be conducted at any stage of the design. Usability Reviews are somewhat subjective, because no real users are involved. When is Usability Review appropriate? A Usability Review is particularly appropriate if an application has a large number of serious usability problems, or if an application is not sufficiently mature for usability testing with real users. In a hostile environment, a Usability Review is open to the accusation of being only one opinion against the opinion of others. In such circumstances, consider usability testing instead. How is a Usability Review conducted?
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This document was uploaded on 09/19/2011.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online